National Lottery ticket terminals crashed again today for the second time in less than a month, raising fresh concerns about the operator’s new techno(...)

The winning ticket was sold in Claremorris, Co Mayo, last November.

The holder of a winning Lotto ticket worth almost €3 million has just over a week to collect their prize before they lose it.Winners of the National L(...)

Luck of the draw: last week’s Lotto was postponed after a glitch

After racking up losses of €43 million, Greek gaming giant Intralot last year pulled the plugged on a pretty disastrous foray into running part of the(...)

 National Lottery machine.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The National Lottery regulator has requested a report on the technical issues which forced the postponement of last Wednesday’s €10 million jackpot dr(...)

A damaging debacle

When the Government privatised the National Lottery, and sold a 20-year licence to a new operator – Premier Lotteries Ireland (PLI) – the €405 million(...)

Presenter Laura Whitmore at the IFTA Awards in 2014. Whitmore had to contend with a number of technical glitches during the ceremony, including viewers being unable to hear her. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

The National Lottery had to defer its weekly prize draw for the first time in its 28-year history on Wednesday because of a technical hitch. Thousands(...)

Premier Lotteries Ireland was already under fire over the roll-out of new technology before it was forced to cancel Wednesday’s draw. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The single biggest question hanging over Wednesday’s lotto fiasco is whether the new operators have skimped on technology to recoup their hefty €405 m(...)

Technical problems forced the cancellation of Wednesday night’s weekly lotto draw, which had a jackpot of almost €10m

An internal investigation is continuing into the technical problems which forced the cancellation of Wednesday night’s Lotto draw for the first time i(...)

The National Lottery said at least 3,500 agents across its retail network had been left without  service

The National Lottery was last night forced to defer its weekly prize draw for the first time in its 28-year history when technical problems knocked(...)

Airtricity spokeswoman said the company was ‘really sorry’. Photograph: David Sleator

Normally the queries we deal with on this page are from readers treated shabbily by companies after they have signed up and parted with money. Toda(...)